A New And Accurat Map Of The World.


Año de publicación: 1627
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Librería: Martayan Lan (New York, NY, Estados Unidos de America)

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Superb hand color; centerfold reinforced, upper margin extended with some reinstatement of margin, else excellent with a strong impression. A beautiful example of the rare first state of the world map that appeared in the first English world atlas. Speed¿s map presented a decidedly Anglicized slant to the discovery and exploration of the New World. In a note in the United States on the map, John Smith is erroneously called the discoverer of New England, perhaps in an effort to counter Dutch claims to the area. The Atlantic Ocean along the eastern seaboard of the United States is called the Virginian Sea, a rare instance of this usage. Elsewhere, the achievements of Hudson, Davis, Drake, and Cavendish are noted. Notably the map shows Plymouth a mere six years after its founding. Speed¿s was also the first world map in an atlas to depict California as an island and was thus one of the maps most responsible for established that enduring fallacy. In its vigorous presentation, Speed's map provides the kind of lavish display ordinarily found only on Dutch world maps of the period. Included on it are portraits of explorers, including Drake and Magellan, two star charts, symbols for the elements, and depictions of various natural phenomena. Since Speed¿s atlas in which this map appeared had little circulation out of England, this map is now difficult to find, especially so in good condition, since the quality of paper used in the Speed atlas was inferior to that found in Dutch atlases of the time. Shirley, R. Mapping of the World, #317; Portraits of the World, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery (Univ. of Nebraska), #43. N° de ref. de la librería 9431

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Título: A New And Accurat Map Of The World.

Año de publicación: 1627

Encuadernación: No Binding

Condición del libro:Very Good

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